The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 33 44 41
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 163 108 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 6.48% 4.68% 5.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.10% 5.04% 5.66%
Number of salaries quoted 116 78 96
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,050 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Support Engineer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2296 2141 1890
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.26% 92.76% 94.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1590 1693 1581
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Support Engineer in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Reading region.

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Reading

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Support Engineer in their job title.

1 215 (67.82%) Windows
2 138 (43.53%) Microsoft
3 104 (32.81%) Linux
4 95 (29.97%) SQL
5 94 (29.65%) Active Directory
6 90 (28.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 87 (27.44%) VMware
8 75 (23.66%) Security Cleared
9 74 (23.34%) SC Cleared
10 67 (21.14%) Oracle
11 66 (20.82%) DV Cleared
12 64 (20.19%) TCP/IP
13 61 (19.24%) Windows Server 2003
13 61 (19.24%) Windows 7
14 56 (17.67%) HP
15 53 (16.72%) SAN
15 53 (16.72%) Analytical Skills
16 51 (16.09%) SharePoint
17 50 (15.77%) UNIX
18 43 (13.56%) EMC
19 42 (13.25%) MS Exchange
19 42 (13.25%) EMC NetWorker
20 41 (12.93%) MS Excel
21 37 (11.67%) Microsoft Certification
21 37 (11.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 33 (10.41%) Disaster Recovery
22 33 (10.41%) Red Hat
22 33 (10.41%) Performance Monitoring
23 32 (10.09%) VMware Infrastructure
24 30 (9.46%) SQL Server

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 51 (16.09%) SharePoint
2 42 (13.25%) MS Exchange
3 29 (9.15%) Lotus Domino
4 17 (5.36%) IIS
4 17 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (2.84%) Tomcat
6 8 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (2.52%) Documentum
6 8 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (1.89%) IBM Notes
8 5 (1.58%) Lync
9 4 (1.26%) Exchange Server 5.5
10 3 (0.95%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.63%) IBM HTTP Server
12 1 (0.32%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
12 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2000
12 1 (0.32%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.32%) Apache
Applications
1 41 (12.93%) MS Excel
2 17 (5.36%) MS Office
3 7 (2.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.89%) Office 365
2 2 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (20.19%) TCP/IP
2 53 (16.72%) SAN
3 29 (9.15%) DNS
4 25 (7.89%) Firewall
5 18 (5.68%) DHCP
6 17 (5.36%) GSM
6 17 (5.36%) UMTS
7 15 (4.73%) WAN
7 15 (4.73%) LAN
8 14 (4.42%) VoIP
8 14 (4.42%) SS7
9 13 (4.10%) SMS
10 11 (3.47%) NAS
11 8 (2.52%) Wireless
12 7 (2.21%) iSCSI
13 6 (1.89%) GGSN
13 6 (1.89%) SGSN
13 6 (1.89%) GPRS
13 6 (1.89%) 3GPP
13 6 (1.89%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (9.46%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.36%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (3.15%) Relational Database
4 9 (2.84%) MySQL
5 3 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 10 (3.15%) Subversion
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (7.26%) French Language
2 21 (6.62%) Telecoms
3 19 (5.99%) Russian Language
3 19 (5.99%) Spanish Language
4 17 (5.36%) Marketing
5 11 (3.47%) Back Office
6 8 (2.52%) German Language
6 8 (2.52%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.26%) Finance
7 4 (1.26%) Front Office
8 3 (0.95%) Billing
9 1 (0.32%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.52%) Servlets
2 4 (1.26%) J2EE
2 4 (1.26%) HTML
3 2 (0.63%) .NET
3 2 (0.63%) Web Services
4 1 (0.32%) Java EE
4 1 (0.32%) COM
4 1 (0.32%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 53 (16.72%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (8.52%) Clustering
3 14 (4.42%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (1.26%) Smartphone
4 4 (1.26%) PDA
5 2 (0.63%) CMDB
5 2 (0.63%) Blackberry
5 2 (0.63%) Replication
6 1 (0.32%) SCORM
6 1 (0.32%) IPTV
6 1 (0.32%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.32%) Wiki
6 1 (0.32%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.32%) Social Media
6 1 (0.32%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 215 (67.82%) Windows
2 104 (32.81%) Linux
3 90 (28.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 61 (19.24%) Windows Server 2003
4 61 (19.24%) Windows 7
5 50 (15.77%) UNIX
6 37 (11.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 26 (8.20%) CentOS
8 24 (7.57%) Windows 8
9 21 (6.62%) SUSE
10 19 (5.99%) Ubuntu
10 19 (5.99%) Debian
11 15 (4.73%) Windows XP
11 15 (4.73%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (2.21%) AIX
13 5 (1.58%) Windows 2000
14 4 (1.26%) Solaris
15 2 (0.63%) IRIX
15 2 (0.63%) HPUX
16 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (10.41%) Disaster Recovery
1 33 (10.41%) Performance Monitoring
2 25 (7.89%) ITIL
3 16 (5.05%) Configuration Management
3 16 (5.05%) Change Management
4 13 (4.10%) Service Delivery
5 11 (3.47%) Product Marketing
5 11 (3.47%) Product Management
6 10 (3.15%) Network Management
6 10 (3.15%) Mentoring
6 10 (3.15%) Workflow
7 9 (2.84%) Time Management
8 8 (2.52%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (2.52%) Web Development
9 6 (1.89%) Software Deployment
10 5 (1.58%) Project Management
11 4 (1.26%) Problem Management
11 4 (1.26%) Software Distribution
11 4 (1.26%) Asset Management
12 3 (0.95%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 95 (29.97%) SQL
2 16 (5.05%) Java
3 12 (3.79%) PowerShell
3 12 (3.79%) VBScript
4 10 (3.15%) C
5 9 (2.84%) Perl
6 8 (2.52%) JavaScript
7 7 (2.21%) C#
7 7 (2.21%) C++
7 7 (2.21%) VB
8 6 (1.89%) Korn
9 5 (1.58%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.95%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.63%) PHP
12 1 (0.32%) Ruby
12 1 (0.32%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.32%) Python
Qualifications
1 75 (23.66%) Security Cleared
2 74 (23.34%) SC Cleared
3 66 (20.82%) DV Cleared
4 37 (11.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 30 (9.46%) MCP
6 24 (7.57%) MCSE
7 16 (5.05%) MCSA
8 14 (4.42%) MCTS
9 12 (3.79%) HND
10 11 (3.47%) HNC
11 10 (3.15%) CCNA
11 10 (3.15%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (2.21%) Degree
13 5 (1.58%) MCITP
14 4 (1.26%) MOS
15 3 (0.95%) CCNP
16 2 (0.63%) CISSP
16 2 (0.63%) OCA
16 2 (0.63%) Oracle Certification
16 2 (0.63%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.57%) SLA
2 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.32%) QA
System Software
1 94 (29.65%) Active Directory
2 32 (10.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (4.42%) Hyper-V
4 13 (4.10%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (3.47%) NDS
6 6 (1.89%) vSphere
7 5 (1.58%) Samba
7 5 (1.58%) VMware ESX
7 5 (1.58%) NFS
8 3 (0.95%) XenApp
9 2 (0.63%) XenServer
9 2 (0.63%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.63%) KVM
9 2 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.32%) NLBS
10 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.32%) MetaFrame
10 1 (0.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 42 (13.25%) EMC NetWorker
2 27 (8.52%) WSUS
2 27 (8.52%) SCCM
3 25 (7.89%) SCOM
4 11 (3.47%) HP SIM
5 8 (2.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 5 (1.58%) nmon
7 4 (1.26%) NSN NetAct
7 4 (1.26%) Cisco IPCC
8 2 (0.63%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (0.63%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.63%) Legato
Vendors
1 138 (43.53%) Microsoft
2 87 (27.44%) VMware
3 67 (21.14%) Oracle
4 56 (17.67%) HP
5 43 (13.56%) EMC
6 33 (10.41%) Red Hat
7 19 (5.99%) Cisco
8 15 (4.73%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 13 (4.10%) Huawei
9 13 (4.10%) Citrix
10 11 (3.47%) TIBCO
10 11 (3.47%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 11 (3.47%) SolarWinds
10 11 (3.47%) ArcSight
10 11 (3.47%) Lumension
11 9 (2.84%) IBM
11 9 (2.84%) Symantec
12 7 (2.21%) Avaya
13 6 (1.89%) Sun
13 6 (1.89%) Lotus
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £1111 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
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Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £1111 per annum + Excellent Salary/Benefits Package
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Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £1111 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
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Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40500 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
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Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
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Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18300 - £23300 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
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Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Three
Salary: Competitive + benefits + bonus
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CEM
Salary: From £24,000 to £29,000 per annum plus benefits
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Davanti Solutions
Salary: £32,000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: £20,000 - £24,000 + Excellent Company Benefits Package
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